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GENERAL
Nickname: Trojans
Colors: Blue/White/Gold
Coach: Kent Mueller
League: Dakota 12 (moving from Big Eight)
Playoff Division: 11A
Playoff Division Rank: #1

RATINGS
2013 Final Power Rating: 29.8
2013 National Rank: #1823
2013 State Rank: #7
Roster-Based (Players Back/Lost) Rough Rating Adjustment: +1.6
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -1.4
2014 Starting Power Rating: 30.1
2014 National Rank: #1543
2014 State Rank: #6
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2013 Rating): 34.1
Dynasty National Rank: #453
2014 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 2.7
Dynasty Record: 105-16 (35-2 in league)

HISTORICAL
2013 Overall Record: 10-2
2013 League Record/Finish: 2-0 (1st)
2013 Points For Average: 39.5
2013 Points Against Average: 11
2013 Differential: +28.5
2013 Wins: #2164 Madison (28-21), #5282 Dell Rapids (35-7), #6427 Tea (47-7), #6427 Tea (46-9), #6968 Hot Springs (35-29), #7519 Dakota Valley (North Sioux City) (49-6), #9085 Vermillion (53-0), #10369 Lennox (51-6), #12586 Milbank (55-0), #14336 Cheyenne-Eagle Butte (Eagle Butte) (54-0)
2013 Losses: #840 Canton (23-0), #2164 Madison (24-21)
2013 Opponents W-L: 72-52
Recent State Championships: 2013, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003
Recent League Championships: 2013 (Big Eight), 2011 (Big Eight), 2009 (Big Eight), 2008 (Big Eight), 2007 (Big Eight), 2006 (Big Eight), 2005 (Big Eight), 2004 (11A Region 2), 2003 (11A Region 2)
Winning Streak Entering 2014 Season: 8
Streak List: 10/11/13 Dell Rapids (35-7), 10/18/13 Milbank (55-0), 10/24/13 Tea (46-9), 10/29/13 Cheyenne-Eagle Butte (Eagle Butte) (54-0), 11/4/13 Tea (47-7), 11/9/13 Hot Springs (35-29), 11/14/13 Madison (28-21), 8/29/14 Dakota Valley (North Sioux City) (58-7)

SCHEDULE
2014 Schedule: 8/29 at Dakota Valley (North Sioux City), 9/12 Vermillion, 9/19 at Lennox, 9/26 Madison, 10/3 at Canton, 10/10 at Dell Rapids, 10/17 Milbank, 10/23 Tea
Highest-Rated 2014 Regular Season Opponents: Canton (33.7), Madison (18.1), Dell Rapids (11.7)
Lowest-Rated 2014 Regular Season Opponents: Milbank (-19.2), Lennox (-6.5), Dakota Valley (North Sioux City) (0.6)
2013 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 4.3 (2.7 overall)
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 5.8
2014 vs. 2013 Schedule Strength Comparison: +1.5
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #22
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #5873
2014 Projected Regular Season Record: 7-1
2014 Projected League Finish: 1st
2014 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: 27%



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